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CSPAN
Apr 20, 2013 8:30pm EDT
the future of the civil rights movement. was al zimmerman congressional aide to gabrielle giffords. he was killed in the tucson shooting in which the congressman was wounded. five other people were also killed that day. on tuesday, a room was dedicated to zimmerman in the u.s. capitol and visitor center. this is just over an hour. afternoon, everyone. welcome to the united states capitol. before begin begin our program, -- before we began our program. and joinld rise together in a moment of silence for the victims of this attack. thank you. resolution house 364, the visitor center room 215 of the capital visitors center has been designated to gabriel zimmerman. we've placed a commemorative plaque. this is dedicated in the memory of gabriel zimmerman, who was shot and killed serving the people of arizona. out his duties as a native of gabrielle giffords. his dedication inspires all of us to love each other as a fellow human beings and assistance of a caring nation. we're honored to be joined by the vice-president of the united states. we're grateful for the members of congress who are h
CSPAN
Apr 21, 2013 1:10am EDT
us today are gabrielle giffords and her husband mark parents.be's i would like to invite the father to come up and give the invocation. >> let us pray. lord, creator of all and source of eternal wisdom, you are the life of the just. your servant gabriel zimmerman lived in a large world, loved his family and friends, yet chose to serve you by helping many others through service in government. as we gather now, we remember the constituent whisperer whose love of our world and all of its people was an inspiration to those with whom he worked. we ask your blessing as we dedicate this space in memory of gabe, but also to honor in his name all who serve faithfully in the work of congress as dedicated staff to our elected representatives. may our gathering be a worthy testament to gabe, who is sorely missed still. thank you to you for giving us such a noble soul. his spirit, we pray, rests in the bosom of abraham. amen. >> if everyone will remain standing and join me in the pledge of allegiance. i pledge allegiance to the flag of the united states of america and to the republic for which i
KRON
Apr 17, 2013 11:00pm PDT
massacred last winter in newtown, connecticut. >> pam: congresswoman gabrielle giffords, who was severely injured in gun violence, also stood by the president's side. tonight she is quoted as being "furious" the measure did not pass and accused the opposing senators of "cowardice". the final vote tally was 54 to 46. the proposal was part of a compromise struck by a democratic and a republican senator. it was backed by president obama, but faced fierce opposition from the national rifle association. a ban on assault weapons also failed. along with the bid to block the sale of high capacity ammunition clips. tonight we know the name of the suspect. who is believed to have mailed letters filled with a deadly poison to president obama and a mississippi senator. >> federal agents say, they have arrested 45-year-old paul kevin curtis of mississippi. the deadly substance. known as ry-sin. both letters were intercepted at screening facilities.and both were post-marked memphis tennessee - april 8th. the white house says, staffers followed a careful drill in handling the letters.and no one was inju
MSNBC
Apr 4, 2013 10:00am PDT
, gabrielle giffords, has become a leading voice for tighter gun laws across the nation. >>> countering the threats, the u.s. sends new missile defenses to guam as north korea deploy as medium-range missile to its coast. we're live with richard engel. >>> and horroring courageous women. and happy anniversary to us. join us as we celebrate our five years of "andrea mitchell reports." >> some of the responsibility for the gridlock in the this town. to not being open up to the hill and not doing congressional relation vest well. >> i would argue no, but it's not worth fighting over. if they think that. >> well, i think given the inheritance we had when we came into office in this administration, we had an overwhelming imperative to restore american leadership. >> can you commit that you would release your tax returns if elected president of the united states? >> with regards to my tax returns? why time will tell. that's not something i'm planning today, but never say never. >> if you don't retake the house, have you thought about stepping down as leader? >> first of all, i premise whatever
CNN
Apr 10, 2013 2:00pm PDT
buys a gun himself. she's a high-profile victim of gun violence, gabrielle giffords and her husband talk about what their life is like right now. i'm wolf blitzer, this is the situation room special report, guns under fire. >>> it's being hailed as a break through a bipartisan compromise that could possibly lead to expanded background checks on gun purchases. but after the slaughter of 20 first graders and six educators it spurred a drive to crack down on gun violence. we're devoting this hour to the gun control battle and we begin with our chief congressional correspondent, dana bash who has the very latest. >> reporter: you're right. after the sandy hook shooting there was a lot of talk of assault weapons ban, limiting high capacity magazines. that would be limiting lawful gun owners ability to buy guns and that kind of thing is very difficult to pass through congress. that's why supporters of this new compromise to expand background checks hope that this has a chance, especially if you don't call it gun control. two senators with a ratings from the nra appealed directly to their
CNN
Apr 1, 2013 5:00pm PDT
congresswoman gabrielle giffords. in a moment her husband mark kelly will join us with his thoughts, but first here's miguel marquez with more on the plan to give away guns. >> at the tucson trap and ski club, they are as common as sunshine. here in tucson neighborhoods, the idea for some of the giving away shotguns to homeowner who is couldn't afford them -- >> my gut reaction is to be against it. i don't believe pr i don't believe the proliferation of guns will make us safer. >> shawn is making shotguns available to willing and needy residents in neighborhoods that he identified as high crime areas. >> do you really believe putting more guns in neighborhoods in the hands of homeowners is going to bring down crimes? >> absolutely. by fliering the entire neighborhood and making them aware it is coming to your neighborhood, they are bound to seat flyer and say now what? which house has a gun? >> par won't tell folks. >> it will be anonymous. >> the shotguns would be chiefs unsure which house is armed and which isn't. >> the reason they want shotguns to use, they are very easy to use
CNN
Apr 1, 2013 11:00pm PDT
injured including then congresswoman gabrielle giffords. in a moment her husband mark kelly will join us with his thoughts, but first here's miguel marquez with more on the plan to give away guns. >> at the tucson trap and ski club, they are as common as sunshine. here in tucson neighborhoods, the idea for some of the giving away shotguns to homeowner who is couldn't afford them -- >> my gut reaction is to be against it. i don't believe the proliferation of guns will make us safer. >> shawn is making shotguns available to willing and needy residents in neighborhoods that he identified as high crime areas. >> do you really believe putting more guns in neighborhoods in the hands of homeowners is going to bring down crimes? >> absolutely. by flyering the entire neighborhood and making them aware it is coming to your neighborhood, they are bound to seat flyer and say now what? which house has a gun? >> par won't tell folks. >> it will be anonymous. >> the shotguns would be chiefs unsure which house is armed and which isn't. >> the reason they want shotguns to use, they are very easy to us
FOX
Apr 18, 2013 4:30am PDT
joined the president and former congresswoman gabrielle giffords at the white house. >> i am disappointed but not defeated. we return home with the determination that change will happen, maybe not today but it will happen and it will happen soon. >> meanwhile, president barack obama called it ashame full day for washington. >> the worry that the gun lobby would paint them as anti second amendment, but obviously a lot of republicans had that fear but democrats had that fear too so they caved under the pressure. >> the national rifle association released a statement praising the senate vote saying as we have noted previously at gun shows or elsewhere they would not reduce violent crime or keep kids safe in their schools. >>> they are talking about the shooter quinn bauer, what police say was the motivation behind the crime and when they are due back in court. >>> the fbi arrested a man for sending letters laced with rice. they intersented it at a sorting facility and the two other letters were traced to the same man. there is a clear link among all three letters. >> there are g
MSNBC
Apr 12, 2013 10:00am PDT
background checks, former congresswoman gabrielle giffords says she'll lobby senators still on the fence. >>> while her husband, mark kelly, makes new robo calls praising senators joe mansion and pat toomey for their bipartisan compromise. >> i'm mark kelly, combat veteran, astronaut and most importantly, husband to my brave wife, gabrielle giffords. i'm calling to thank your senator, pat toomey for working across party lines, to sponsor critical legislation to keep guns out of the hands of criminals and the mentally ill, by expanding background checks. >> good day, i'm chris cillizza in washington, secretary of state john kerry has arrived in seoul, south korea today, warning north korean leaders not to test-fire a medium-range missile. the musudan has the range of up to 2500 miles, with the potential to hit japan and guam tmt comes as pentagon intelligence estimates say for the first time, that pyongyang is capable of delivering nuclear-armed missiles, an assertion that secretary kerry has pushed back against. andrea mitchell is traveling with the secretary. andrea? >> hey, chris, that
ABC
Apr 30, 2013 6:30am EDT
injured gabrielle giffords. back to you. >>> a rusted plane part could lead to bodies, more victims of the 9/11 attack back in 2001. the part you are seeing is believed to have belonged to one of the hijacked jets , the site is sifted for remains of the 3000 victims of the attack, remains 1000 people were never recovered. >>> father is dead killed in front of his children in what police say may have been a case of road rage. he was on his way home from a family gathering sat when he got in to a wreck in northeast baltimore. he got out to exchange insurance information when the other driver said he didn't have any and walked to his car. police say, he was shot in the back and killed and the family says what makes the crime more devastating his daughters were in the car and saw everything. >> his baby girl, she kept crying. any time she heard somebody say daddy, she started crying. this is a baby. she felt that loss. >> police are looking for two people involved. amanda knox is speaking out, says the picture of her in the media is not who she is, she has become a worldwide sensation afte
CBS
Apr 11, 2013 4:30am PDT
wound to the head, former congresswoman gabrielle giffords is talking about recovery. her right arm and right leg are both paralyzed. she understands what is going on around her and she and her husband have become out spoken about gun control. >> time now 4:34, police have now eye accident paid to a homeless man -- identified the homeless man who is the subject of an intense manhunt. this video of storm was shown last month shows him trying to steal a car a few days ago and he also stole a car last friday. deputies had to use a taser on him twice. he also stole a car linked to a church. >>> contra costa health services is testing anybody who recently came in contact with a student who had tuberculosis. another student contracting the disease is only about 10%. >>> and information on the new bay bridge span, they believe hydrogen got into several steel bolts and could have caused it to weaken. until they know what caused the problem, they can't say whether or not the new bay bridge will open on time or even months and the proposed opening. >> we are going to try and get open on labor
CBS
Apr 17, 2013 5:30pm PDT
and former congresswoman gabrielle giffords. many newtown parents who lost children in the elementary school massacre came to the capitol. last week, they met with senator joe manchin of west virginia. he's a gun rights supporter but also the cosponsor of the background check amendment. after meeting with the parents, he said this: >> i'm a parent. i'm a grandparent. i can't imagine. i just can't imagine. >> reporter: today, manchin made a final appeal after it was clear he and the newtown families were going to lose. >> if you want to remember those 20 babies, beautiful children and the six brave teachers, and you want to honor the most courageous family members i have ever met in my life, please consider you should vote for this bill. >> reporter: the senate also voted down amendments to ban many military-style assault weapons and magazines that hold more than ten rounds. and, scott, that leaves the gun control bill in shambles. democratic senator richard blumenthal of connecticut said today this is the saddest day of his years in public life. >> pelley: chip, thank you v
CSPAN
Apr 17, 2013 7:30am EDT
staffer to a friend and former colleague, gabrielle giffords of arizona's eighth congressional district. gabe zimmerman served as a cabbie's community outreach director and was perfectly suited for this position as anyone who knew him would tell you. having had the privilege of meeting him several times, i would agree. that's because working as a committee outrage directed marriage to great passions in his life. his desire to help individuals and firm conviction that america's government be open, accessible and responsive to every american to ask any member of congress hear what is on onef the most valuable possessions in her office, and we will tell you it is our community outreach director. these people oriented professionals listen each and every day to the concerns of our constituents, the problems, their suggestions, their complaints in the network to help them. the hours are long gone nights and weekends at home with family or out with friends are often sacrificed to attend community meetings. today, the capital to marry comes together to rightly honor the service and sac
MSNBC
Apr 12, 2013 7:00am PDT
for debate. on tuesday we know that gabrielle giffords and mark kelley will be at the capitol and mark kelley has been making robo calls to support toomey and manchin. >> i'm calling to thank your senator, pat toomey, for working across party lines to sponsor critical legislation to keep guns out of the hands of criminals and the mentally ill by expanding background checks. >> it ends with call your senator to say thank you. david, what's the lobbying effort going to be like on the pro legislation side? clearly the nra is all in. they are scoring these votes. they have been making some members pretty nervous. >> well, chris, the lob jig effort on both sides including the pro side has been very intense. it will continue to be very intense. in a weird way i really think the lobbying effort from either side is going to have less of an effect than some people think because opinions on guns and gun control are already so ingrained and the political consequences either pro or against is already known. one reason why pat toomey joined with manchin and schumer because he's running for re-
FOX News
Apr 26, 2013 1:00am PDT
? [ laughter ] >> no, they weren't. [ buzzer ] >> do you know who gabriel giffords is? >> nope. >> she is a congresswoman that got shot. [contradicts -- crickets chirping] >> you are a gun girl? >> yes i am. >> are you a packing heat. >> no i'm not. >> shots fired, people running. >> chaos, shots fired two down. >> the iranians, what are he they doing that's disturbing everybody? >> i don't think they are dog much. i think we are over there. making them bad mad, man. [ laughter ] >> maybe you should worry about the north koreans first. [crickets chirping] >> i don't know who they are. the you're uraniums? >> iranian. >> we have nukes too, don't we? >> they pose a threat to us. us being people. but i guess we do, too. pause we have more nuclear weapons than they do. >> i'm concerned. actually, i'm not [bleep] [ laughter ] >> whoa. bill o'reilly, do you know him? >> i do. >> he is number one in cable news for over 10 years. >> says who? >> says the ratings. >> well okay, sugar. >> do you ever feel like you might want to put the dope down and watch a little more tv? maybe the factor? >> i coul
MSNBC
Apr 15, 2013 9:00am PDT
gabrielle giffords are in the gun safety lobby to say. the culture of guns is beginning to go through a transformation in in this country. >> i think it will be make it easier to pass, sensible gun legislation going forward. it's a disgrace that we may not get a vote on anything in the house. it's an absolute disgrace. but they will pay for it. republicans who are elected from moderate congressional districts, still about 80 or 90 of them if boehner decides not to bring it to the floor, we're going to circulate a discharge petition. if they don't sign the discharge petrion, they will pay for it at the polls in 2014. because they think that there's no emotion on our side? well, come to suburban philadelphia and talk to women in suburban philadelphia. the emotion is at a fever pitch and they will pay for it. and it's stunning to me, the arguments are so disingenuous, i saw lindsay graham saying this bill won't do any good. there's no proof that it won't protect. all right, lindsay, vote for a ban on high-capacity magazines, because i tell you what. jared loughner had a 33-bullet magazine.
MSNBC
Apr 30, 2013 5:00am EDT
make it a big issue for their re-election run by michael bloomberg and gabrielle giffords. i think the next election will be a real test for how effective these will be. >> thanks, elise viebeck, thanks for being here. >>> a thrilling finish in the nba with a chance to tie the game. the oklahoma city thunder failed to score twice. the houston rockets get a 105-103 victory to stay alive. they trail in the series, three games to one. >>> you may remember 7-year-old jack hoffmann, who has brain cancer. he took a handoff in the nebraska spring football game and ran 69 yards for a touchdown! monday, jack met with president obama who gave him a football with the presidential seal and his autograph. >>> with the kentucky derby coming up saturday, they held the annual bed races event with 38 teams competing in a 600-yard dash. prizes are awarded based on fastest time, best decorations and most entertaining teams >>> during a soccer match in russia, one official got upset with one of the players and pushed and kicked him. the linesman has been given a lifetime ban from officiating. some ama
NBC
Apr 18, 2013 4:30am PDT
lawmakers. he blamed the nra for spreading lies about the proposal. former congresswoman, gabrielle giffords, is expected to speaken o the on the bill she lobbied for. she calls lawmakers cowards ignoring the pleas from newtown families. >> we will not be defeated. we are not going away. >> the hardest part was to try to look these families in the eye and explain to them how 90% of the american people can be on their side and the united states senate failed to reach 60 votes. >> the bill fell six votes short of passing. this morning, the families and the president are vowing to try again. >> the man suspected of kidnapping and killing morgan hill teenager sierra lamar, antoine garcia torres is scheduled for a plea hearing. his plea has been delayed several times recently because of technical problems with dozens of photo discs and interview discs which prosecutors gave to the defense team. the defense says it does not want to enter a plea until it understands exactly what evidence the prosecution has. garcia torres being charged with kidnapping and murder in the disappearance of sie
CBS
Apr 18, 2013 4:00am PDT
gabrielle giffords and families of the sandy hook school shootings. >> when we return, another look at this morning's top story. we'll go live to west, texas, for an update on the deadly plant explosion. update on the deadly plant explosion. dy. for the times you need to double-check the temperature on the thermometer, be ready. for high fever, nothing works faster or lasts longer. be ready with children's motrin. or lasts longer. parebut not on your face. juvÉderm® xc is the gel filler your doctor uses to instantly smooth out lines right here. temporary side effects include redness, pain, firmness, swelling, bumps, or risk of infection. ask your doctor about juvÉderm® xc. and didn't know where to start. used a contractor before at angie's list, you'll find reviews on everything from home repair to healthcare written by people just like you. no company can pay to be on angie's list, so you can trust what you're reading. angie's list is like having thousands of close neighbors where i can go ask for personal recommendations. that's the idea. before you have any work done, check angi
CBS
Mar 31, 2013 5:00pm PDT
excongressman gabrielle giffords acknowledged that the nra is powerful. but mark kelly said the newtown shootings have changed the debate. >> the american people want something done on this. 92% of americans support a universal background check. it's 74% of nra members. i would hope the leadership of the nra listen to their leadership on this. >> >> reporter: republican senators are vocally opposing background checks. senator lindsay graham said last year 80,000 gun buyer failed to check, but they were prosecuted. >> >> on april 2nd, a former nursing student killed seven people and injured three others. suspected gunman is in a mental hospital after a judge declared he was not kent to stand trial. >> >> concerts saturday in oakland and april 13th in "el dorado" hills. >> >> thousands of ankle monitors used to track parole lees were false and had to be replaced last year. state corrections officials ordered 4,000 of the diesises last april. after tested indicated problems. now, the maker of the monitors, 3m denies there were any reliability problems. >> >> five family members killed in a
CW
Apr 10, 2013 10:00pm PDT
shooting that wounded congresswoman gabrielle giffords. >> think about protection of our children and grandchildren as much as the convenience of gun owners. >> reporter: the senate plans to start debate on gun legislation thursday. some gop lawmakers have threatened to filibuster. >> i've declared my intention to resist a vote on any new restrictions that would serve primarily to limit the freedoms of law abiding citizens. >> reporter: the nra released its criticism of the background check compromising saying it will not prevent shootings. >> the senators' compromise could appeal to other conservative lawmakers. >>> tens of thousands rallied across the country, including in san jose hoping congress will now turn its attention to immigration reform. the national day of action comes as lawmakers are close to finalidesing a bill that -- finalizing a bill that provides among other things a path of legal citizenship. the senate authorities may have the language worked out by the end of the week. >>> checking other bay area headlines tonight, san leandro police are released surveillanc
CSPAN
Apr 20, 2013 6:30pm EDT
gabrielle giffords. -- paying tribute to her congressional aide, gabe zimmerman. later, al sharpton's action network annual convention. >> probably the most tragic of all our first ladies. she hated the office. hated it with a passion. ,> they took to the white house they had eight rooms they had to furnish. >> but she spent much of her time writing letters. to her dead son. in her
FOX
Apr 11, 2013 4:30am PDT
, former congresswoman gabrielle giffords is talking about recovery. her right arm and right leg are both paralyzed. she understands what is going on around her and she and her husband have become out spoken about gun control. >> time now 4:34, police have now eye accident paid to a homeless man -- identified the homeless man who is the subject of an intense manhunt. this video of storm was shown last month shows him trying to steal a car a few days ago and he also stole a car last friday. deputies had to use a taser on him twice. he also stole a car linked to a church. >>> contra costa health services is testing anybody who recently came in contact with a student who had tuberculosis. another student contracting the disease is only about 10%. >>> and information on the new bay bridge span, they believe hydrogen got into several steel bolts and could have caused it to weaken. until they know what caused the problem, they can't say whether or not the new bay bridge will open on time or even months and the proposed opening. >> we are going to try and get open on labor day. >> project worker
CBS
Apr 1, 2013 12:00pm PDT
mentally disturbed people from getting guns and mark kellie kelly and former congresswoman gabrielle giffords are calling for this. >> we could still make significant progress by strengthening the background checks without go too far. >> no gun control legislation has been scheduled so far. >>> police are cracking down on drivers caught texting or talking on phones. berkeley is one of the places they will be on alert all month long and they will be issuing tens of thousands of tickets and distracted driving killed more than 130,000 people in 20011. -- 2011. a ticket will cost you at least $159. >>> and san francisco symphony musicians are going to jail after reaching a tentative deal to end their strike. >> the musicians went on strike after a disagreement about salaries and benefits. a contract still has to be ratified by the symphony board and that could happen in the next couple of days. they say they are happy to see the strike end. >> i think it is great and i think there are a lot of businesses in the area that rely on the system anthony and the ballet -- symphony and the balle
NBC
Apr 15, 2013 6:00am EDT
am favorably disposed. >> gabrielle giffords is expected to be on capitol hill this week to lobby for more gun control. she was shot during an event in tucson. >> what about the immigration reform? willgroup of senators reveal it tomorrow. americans will have to pass a background check and pay fines for a permit to allow them to work and travel. supporters of the bill say it doesn't give amnesty. .hat is why critics are worried they argue for border security to be a higher priority. >> hallie jackson, thank you. >> the rise and make some changes to its upgrade contracts is making some changes to its upgrade contracts. the change matches the upgrade time with the lanes of a typical phone contract. outfits are0,000 being recalled because of a zipper. they are sold under just one you. the super friends from the foot foote zipper runs from the all the way to the neck. how about some free food and discounts for some tax relief? jane king has the bloomberg business report. holidays jump on every to get their name out there. >> good morning. these marketing minds at work. boston market has a
FOX
Apr 1, 2013 12:00pm PDT
mark kellie kelly and former congresswoman gabrielle giffords are calling for this. >> we could still make significant progress by strengthening the background checks without go too far. >> no gun control legislation has been scheduled so far. >>> police are cracking down on drivers caught texting or talking on phones. berkeley is one of the places they will be on alert all month long and they will be issuing tens of thousands of tickets and distracted driving killed more than 130,000 people in 20011. -- 2011. a ticket will cost you at least $159. >>> and san francisco symphony musicians are going to jail after reaching a tentative deal to end their strike. >> the musicians went on strike after a disagreement about salaries and benefits. a contract still has to be ratified by the symphony board and that could happen in the next couple of days. they say they are happy to see the strike end. >> i think it is great and i think there are a lot of businesses in the area that rely on the system anthony and the ballet -- symphony and the ballet. >> they will not release the deal until the a
ABC
Apr 16, 2013 4:30am EDT
, congressional aid who died in january 2011 shooting took place many tucson, arizona. gabrielle giffords was also shot in the attack and expected to attend along with her husband, mark kelly. after showing off moves last night, you may have a feeling colby jones is going to survive. he had to keep up with the professional dance couples. it was a danceoff, so to speak. once the couple exited the routine, jones ripped off his jacket, underneath, sporting ravens purple suspenders, jones wowed the judges but this week, they had a little something to say about his foot work. jones had something to say back about . >> great timing, very, very sharp. just one thing, point your feet on the kicks and flicks. >> a little bit flat footed. >> you will never get a nine off me off those feet. >> i love you so much. with big feet. >> the judges gave jones 26 out of 30. that was the third highest score of the night. kelly swoop was in the ballroom during the performance. she got their thoughts on what appears to be a narrowing competition. >> it's tight. you got to step up. it's show time. either you swing
NBC
Apr 15, 2013 5:00am EDT
. creditve to give them and nine favorably disposed. >> gabrielle giffords is expected to be on capitol hill this week to lobby for more gun control. certainbout a ban on assault-style weapons? >> there will be a roll call vote this week. it is not expected to pass. harry reid wants to allow this to follow through to get senators to vote on an assault weapons ban. >> hallie jackson, thank you. >> 5:27. by ao teenagers are hit driver who sped off at the scene. >> we have some light rain this morning. the forecast is better for the rest of the week. >> we will check on >> you're watching wbal-tv 11. live, local, late-breaking. this is 11 news today at 5:00 a.m. good morning. welcome back to 11 news today. i am stan stovall. >> i am jennifer franciotti. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. recovering-old is after being shot -- a 16-year-o ld is recovering after being shot. proposal tonight that would allow anyone older than 18 to carry a device for self-defense. officers are allowed to use stun guns in anne arundel county. >> testimony continues today in the trial for robert jarrett. prosec
FOX News
Apr 7, 2013 9:00am PDT
common sense-solutions to ending gun violence. gabrielle giffords was shot in the head two years ago. the head of the nra's school safety task force, former congressman asa hutchinson said it would be impossible for the government to prevent all violence. he was on "fox news sunday" and you can see that interview following america's news headquarters today. as congress debates new gun control measure, the washington post writes that the nra is chipping away at support for more restrictions and senate democrats are finding the powerful gun lobby difficult to resist. diagram we have a fair and bbsed debate. leslie, washington post and the headline yesterday said that the nra is winning the gun control debate. is it? is that a bad thing? >> i don't think if you look at the polls, 90% of the american people who favor background checks. when you look at the polls at various states, including the one i am sitting in that are passing tougher gun control measures, that's not what the people are saying. i know in the past, they got cfsessed as to the g.o.p. constituency, versus the grover nor
CBS
Apr 18, 2013 5:00am PDT
his threatening message. >> and the gun control bill hits a brick wall. gabrielle giffords' furious response to members of congress. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> raise your hand if you like 80 degrees. >> we'll take it. >> you grew up in moraga. >> redding area. >> so you got a summer out there. >> yes, we did. >> and i was in hollister. we actually got summer. did you ever get a summer where you grew up? >> yeah. medford, wisconsin, we had all sorts of weather. >> you had humidity. you ever seen a tornado? >> haven't seen it luckily. >> so the idea of a tornado -- >> it's old home week here. >> earthquake i can handle. tornadoes, it's that "wizard of oz" thing. i don't know. time now 5:44. why am i saying that? i'm doing weather. we have mostly clear skies as we start out this morning in the bay area. it's going to be plenty sunny today and warmer, as well. that's what's in the weather headlines today. clear start, sunny and warmer, temperatures nudging 80 degrees inland and as far as the eye can see, we are going to be dry in the bay area with a ridge building over the eastern pacific
MSNBC
Apr 15, 2013 1:00pm EDT
your friend and former arizona congresswoman, gabrielle giffords, will be on capitol hill this week, personally lobbying senators. can you tell me i feel like everything is political in washington. and in politics generally. but is this a personal vote? and given that, can gabrielle giffords make a difference with a personal appeal. someone who has obviously been drastically affected by gun violence? >> i remember when gabby came on the floor for the first time during the debt ceiling deal and you know, we were in a very polarized state of mind then. it was a very tough situation and gabby's presence melted a lot of frozen hearts on the house floor. and given that we've had someone so close to us affected directly by gun violence, hopefully you know, if there's anybody that can impact a frozen republican heart, gabby can. i think also, it's important to note, chris, that tomorrow we will dedicate the zimmerman room in honor of gabby's staffer who was the first staffer killed in the line of duty who was killed during the tucson shooting and we'll dedicate that room in the capital vis
MSNBC
Apr 15, 2013 12:00pm EDT
people might be alive or not critically injured. gabrielle giffords might still be in congress. so don't tell me that it won't be effective. i forget who it was, but someone testified before congress and said, high-capacity magazine ban will take the "mass" out of mass murder. >> that's also a question, wes. now the goal posts have been moved so far -- >> it's ridiculous. >> sort of the nra, but high-capacity magazines aren't on the table. assault weapons ban isn't on the table. what we're talking about the sort of the barest of the bare. i guess the question and the worry for some hoping to see stronger gun safety reform coming out of this, does that end the debate. if they pass the toomey/manchin deal, is that all there is toe come for the foreseeable future? >> it won't be and it shouldn't be. even if we were able to move on this category, which i think is necessary and utterly insufficient. we still have a larger problem with gun violence in this country. background checks, in my opinion should be absolutely lowest hanging fruit. but even besides that, that is still not going t
CSPAN
Apr 22, 2013 1:10am EDT
situation. that will potentially be a rallying cry. you have people like gabrielle giffords from arizona, you have the families of the new town victims at marshawn capitol hill. if that does become a force of the next six years or the next decade, that is how people are able to bring change to washington. legislation sometimes takes a long time to pass, civil rights legislation, health care reform. what remains to be seen is if there is the power and sori a commitment of people saying we are going to at somula imes ie ng done. get things passeughress host: illinois, independent line, good morning. caller: my comment about immigration and the news media is that the news media abuse everything through the political process. it is always about the eternal elections, who is ahead, who is sh t media would spendnefit. more time covering the american people. what is going on with real people in america? i recommend you get out of the beltway, get out of manhattan, and see how real americans live. the big problem in america is our trade laws, or open borders, driving down the wage levels
FOX
Apr 18, 2013 5:00am PDT
the valley for th vote. former congresswoman gabrielle giffords writes in the new york times this morning that she is furious with the senators who opposed the new gun regulations and president barack obama accuses them of being afraid of the nra. >> they are worried the they would paint them as anti second amendment and obviously republicans had that fear but democrats had that fear too so they caved under the pressure. >> the national rival a -- rifle association said as we have noted previous sly expanding background checks, it will not reduce violent crime or keep their kids safe in school amount. >> it calls for heavy safety and jobs. it includes 280 jobs and they are eliminating 08 jobs and the public will be able to comment before that deadline. >>> sal says there is a crash in livermore valley and that's never good for those people out there. >> it's not good because it will affect the 580 commute from livermore to dublin. east of 680, they have issued a sig alert and that means this will be there for a while. it is a big alert and one of the parties was pipped inside, one
KRON
Apr 17, 2013 8:00pm PDT
these parents and it is not going to happen. ".not gonna happen" >> pam: congresswoman gabrielle giffords also stood by the president's side today. the final vote tally was 54 to 46, with mostly democrats and two republicans voting for for the measure. the proposal was part of a compromise struck by a democratic and republican senator. it was backed by president obama, but faced fierce opposition from the national rifle association. a ban on assault weapons also failed. along with the bid to block the sale of high capacity ammunition clips. >> tonight we're learning the name of the suspect who is believed to have mailed letters filled with a deadly poison. to president obama and a mississippi senator. federal agents say, they have arrested 45-year-old paul kevin curtis of mississippi. the deadly substance. is known as ry-sin. both letters were facilities. and both were post-marked memphis, tennessee - april 8th. the white house says, staffers followed a careful drill in handling the letters. and no one was injured. >> jacqueline: we are seeing some pretty mild conditions. '70s in
ABC
Apr 16, 2013 4:00pm PDT
city. back with more in just a >>> on capitol hill today, gabrielle giffords met with senators on a meeting about gun control laws. she and her husband, mark kelly meet with joe manchin today, sponsoring a bipartisan bill to expand background checks to include sales at gun shows and online. the senate is expected to take up a package of gun laws sometime this week. the tragedy in newtown, connecticut is prompting a change in the raiting system for movies. the motion pictures association ceo announced the meeting today in las vegas. ratings will include descriptions such as strong carnage or war violence. >> tonight the boston red sox will wear black arm bands in honor of victims of the bombing. red sox and new york yankees have one of the most-heated rivalries in sports but today, that is being set aside fr a show of unity. yankees tweeting thought picture showing the loggoes on a banner says united we stand. and the club announced it will play sweet caroline, a red sox tradition at fenway park. >> wide receiver for the new england patriots recently signed with the team is making a
KRON
Apr 18, 2013 6:00am PDT
newtown, connecticut. >> congresswoman gabrielle giffords, who was severely injured in gun violence, also stood by the president's side, if she is quoted as being furious that the measure did not pass and accused the opposing senators of " cowardice ". the final vote tally was 54 to 46. the proposal was part of a compromise that was struck by a democratic and a republican senator. it was backed by president obama, but it faced fierce opposition from the national rifle association. a ban on assault weapons also fell, along with a bid to block the sale of high capacity ammunition clips. >> here is a live look outside at the 580 interchange. this is a very big backup and the drive times are up to 70 minutes or more. >> will be right back. eggs, ba, con, and pancakes. denny'n's everyday value slam® is four dollars every day. waitwa, is that right? eggs, ba, con, pancakes. yeah. th. at's right. the fourfo dollar everyday value slam®. only fou fr dollars every day. onlyon at det nny's. >> welcome back. the time is 6:14 a.m.. >> we have a major hot spot out of central valley for westboun
FOX
Apr 21, 2013 7:00am PDT
control advocate after his wife, former arizona representative, gabrielle giffords was injured in tucson. the convention of the community colleges is being held at san francisco. >> on to sports now. the golden state warriors are crossing their fingers they won't lose one of their best players. the warriors lost to the denver nuggets in a heartbreaker yesterday. 97-95 in the first game of the opening round of the playoffs. tied the game with a three pointer, but andre miller won the game at the last second with a drive to the basket. >> we fought hard to the end. one big play by andre miller changed the game, so we feel good about where we are going into the game two. >> here's the part they are concerned about. david lee went down with a hip injury. looked nasty. he will have an mri today. >> ouch, looks painful. 7:21, a sick little boy is taking on a lot more than his own disease. >> his brave request when given a chance to make a wish. >>> our warming trend continues for your sunday afternoon. some of us closing in on just about near 90. i'll show you where we're looking at the
FOX
Apr 18, 2013 5:00pm PDT
the right to bear arms. former arizona congresswoman gabrielle giffords was nearly killed in a mass shooting in arizona. >> we will have the resources to make a difference in the 2014 elections. we will have the resources to communicate about what they think about this issue. >> reporter: they are oftenning an ad campaign targeting the senators who opposed the plan. ktvu channel 2 news. >>> they voted to authorize $24 million for a program that sees guns from people who can't own them. the bill was approved by a 57- 10 vote. the armed and prohibited person's program checks database databases. it will go back to the senate for a final vote. >>> the california state university -- california state university, los angeles campus was evacuated this afternoon after a bomb threat. someone called the school and said a bomb would explode in two hour. the school evacuated students and canceled classes. the bomb squad responded but didn't find anything. >>> pictures helped the fbi identify twenty-two suspects in the boston marathon bomb -- two suspects in the boston marathon bombing. >> plus t
FOX News
Apr 7, 2013 10:00pm PDT
stuff won't get done. congresswoman gabrielle giffords wrote about the gun show loophole. some of our elected officials are not listening, one influential republican senator said that background checks at least deserve a debate. >> i believe to block the legislation to coming to the floor of the senate is not appropriate. the united states senate should debate and vote. >> and mccain says his support for background checks will depend how they're carried out. >> harris: thank you. a murdered navy seal's effort goes on. chris kyle was in the process of a concealed weapons course when he and a friend were gunned down. gun laws drawing more than 700 teachers and administrators in the dallas area this weekend. and reacting to the tragedy in newtown, participants who completed the live training, texas allows licenses to carry concealed weapon. they plan to train armed teachers for gun fights. computer hacking is so bad in one country. they've called in cyber experts to fight hackers who are trying to take down the government websites, including the stock market and the defense ministry.
FOX
Apr 30, 2013 6:00am PDT
the tune bomber -- unibomber and one that injured congresswoman gabrielle giffords. >>> investigators say it was a car bomb but it was not confirmed and jacqueline has more on where they are closely watching the violence in syria. >> reporter: pam, let's start with the explosion. state run television said the blast killed 13 people an injured 70 more. this is new video of the reported bombings. nobody is claiming credit yet for the deadly blast. rebels fighting to unsee the president bashar al assad have increasingly targeted them and they are asking president barack obama to take a more active role in syria. chemicals weapons are being used and our secretary chuck hagel is discussing what is going on. >> we are discussing this with intelligence agencies and for your second question, i think we should wait to get facts before we wait to make any judgments on what if any action should be taken and what kind of action. >> reporter: a white house press secretary is commenting on that report if the obama administration decides to communicate, i will have more on that when i see you next.
FOX
Apr 16, 2013 6:00am EDT
planninh on nra lobbyist. lobbyi >>> a room is being named for gabrielle giffords. giffor she and five others were killed, this afternoon giffords and here husband mark kelly are expected to attend a room in zimmerman'ss honor. >>> a live report from therer scene. that is coming up next.next >>> as we head to break, a live look outside here in d.c. c. it's shaping up to be a pretty y good day in the nation's capital. tucker is back with yourwith yor forecast.  >>> three are dead and some 145e aread a injured. fox's jennifer davis is live in boston with the late ef. jennifer, let's for start offset the scene for us what it's likee there today. >> reporter: certainly it'sit's very quiet, somber. i think the city is shocked and saddened by everything thatythi happened here. this marathon is a right of a spring for them here somethinghg that is generally a very joyfull celebration and instead in justt seconds it was transformed intoo a chaotic scene of carnage of a lot of people are trying to wrap their brain around that. that there's two ways and two avenues th
Current
Apr 9, 2013 5:00pm PDT
pleased to be joined by emily. her son gabe, was a staffer for former congresswoman gabrielle giffords and was one of the six people tragically killed during the 2011 attack at a tucson shopping center where giffords and 11 others were wounded. mrs. giffords, thank you for your time. it is a pleasure to have you. >> thank you for having me. >> john: what a pleasure. i understand you're planning to meet with arizona senator jeff flake, tomorrow. what is the senator's position on the pending gun legislation and what do you plan to say? >> my understanding is that although he has concerns about the legislation that he does believe that there needs to be a vote. i really hope that's the case and so i'll be trying to find out about that. i'm pleased senator mccain has taken the lead on oppose a filibuster as well. >> john: i am, as well. were you surprised by that? >> no, i'm not surprised. he has supported background checks in previous years and i -- i hope that he will take a leadership position on this issue because it is so important. >> john: it does appear he has already taken a leadershi
FOX News
Apr 30, 2013 12:00pm PDT
, and jarred loughner who shot congresswoman gabrielle giffords in tucson. both killers were spared the death penalty and are serving life sentences instead. she's good. >> she is supposed to be good but she supposed to be really good at negotiating life sentences. not -- i'm sure she has trial experience, but she goes in there as the closer. she is going to try to save this kid's life, most likely in exchange for all of the information that he can possibly have to help us against any future terrorist attacks. >> shepard: is that process underway? >> it's got to be. especially since once this kid was mirandaizeed he shut up. she is coming in. the thing that is irritating, the judge appointed her. so who is paying for the specialist? me and you and the rest of the country just like we pay forked the federal public defenders office. he is not paying for her, we are. >> shepard: do how much thigh charge? >> it's not coming out of his pocket. >> shepard: this kid grad weighed in '07 and got in trouble then. graduate from north kingstown high school in 2007. landed -- >> this the wife. >
FOX News
Apr 16, 2013 4:00pm PDT
the cancellation of a joint news conference with gabrielle giffords and two senators behind a barren background check bipartisan support for background checks. they showed their support for the measure. by joe manchin and patrick toomey. it faces growing opposition. the senate could vote between six and ten amendments to the gun control bill including the manchin plan and those could come as early as tomorrow. >> the bombings here in boston is sparking a debate for our security. the challenges of keeping america safe without taking away or personal freedoms as fox reports live from boston. vo: from the classic lines to the elegant trim in each and every piece, bold will make your reality a dream. >>. >> shep: live look in darby park the section in boston where the eight-year-old martin richard that was killed in the bomb attack lived. as bells toll here. we're near where the explosions happened. bells have been ringing and hymns playing for the last hour and 45 minutes. after the sun set here in boston folks coming from the candlelight vigil as there is mourning across new england an
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